Sexual conflict and life histories

@article{Wedell2006SexualCA,
  title={Sexual conflict and life histories},
  author={Nina Wedell and Charlotta Kvarnemo and Catherine M. Lessells and Tom Tregenza},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2006},
  volume={71},
  pages={999-1011}
}
There is burgeoning interest in the costs of mating and in how this leads to sex differences in the optimal mating rate. Here, we attempt to look beyond an exclusive focus on matings to examine the fundamental conflicts that arise out of the fact that sexual reproduction involves investment in offspring by typically unrelated individuals. Conflicts between mates stem from the ever present potential for individuals to reduce their investment relative to that of their sexual partner in order to… CONTINUE READING
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